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Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

Across Kentucky - November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 23, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney says we have a lot to be thankful for.

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Across Kentucky - November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 20, 2020

KY Representative James Comer receives a "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award.

Farm Bureau Survey | Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down 4%
November 19, 2020
Farm Bureau Survey | Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down 4%

Thanksgiving celebrations will look different for many Americans this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gatherings are likely to be fewer and farther between, with social distancing and perhaps even remote family get-togethers. One tradition that continues this year is the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual cost survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table.

Ann Margaret Hughes Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award
November 19, 2020
Ann Margaret Hughes Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award

Ann Margaret Hughes from Wayne County has won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2020.

Market Closes - November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020
Market Closes - November 18, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher with little new information driving prices. USDA only announced a corn export sale this morning. Cattle futures closed lower today with feeder futures posting bigger losses. Lean hog futures closed higher in December and February, but lower in the deferred contracts with price changes fairly small.

Across Kentucky - November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 18, 2020

KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham talks about policy development.

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